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Don Berryman

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Minneapolis, MN
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You stated that the Artists' Quarter reopens later this year (in August?) under the Dakota’s management - this is not quite the case - the old Arists' Quareter location will be remodeled and used to open a new music venue, but it will not be the Artists' Quarter.

Posted on 01/24/14 at 05:21 pm in response to Birth control isn't about sex, Gov. Huckabee

You should also be pro sex education and contracetive health care.
The best way to cut down on the number of abortions is to prevent unwanted pregnancies.

Posted on 01/16/14 at 01:33 pm in response to Mother of biracial child stunned, shaken by hate graffiti on front door

Post-racial America is a myth. This is very sad.

Posted on 10/01/13 at 01:04 pm in response to Is the wreck of the elite Minnesota Orchestra now complete?

Jim,

The musicians did not go on strike, they were locked out by management. A cold, calculated union-busting move.

John, the jury did NOT determine that: "... had no choice but to fire his gun for his own safety". They had reasonable doubt and found Zimmerman "not guity".

The "Stand your ground" law has protected many criminals in Florida, and emboldens vigilantes to use deadly force. It is a dangerous law.

John, the jury did NOT determine that: "... had no choice but to fire his gun for his own safety". They had reasonable doubt and found Zimmerman "not guity".

The "Stand your ground" law has protected many criminals in Florida, and emboldens vigilantes to use deadly force. It is a dangerous law.

but it seems the "stand your ground" law emboldem him.

Posted on 02/28/13 at 12:53 pm in response to Gay marriage supporters unveil proposed legislation

No member of the clergy is compelled by the state to perform any marriage. They can refuse requests for any reason - no matter how ludicrous.

I would guess Sen. Hall knows this and made his statement to cloud the issue. Seems that opponents of marriage equality have to resort to these tactics behave they have no real and rational point to argue.

Posted on 07/19/12 at 01:29 pm in response to The ‘I Do’ factor and poverty: Why are married families better off?

Prior to 1967 it was illegal for whites and blacks to marry each other in many states, and it was argued that's how marriage was intended. The Supreme Court ruled that unconstitutional in its ruling on Loving v. Virginia.

Same sex couple and their children deserve the same benefits of marriage and a stable family as everyone else. You do not protect marriage by denying that privilege from loving couples, you diminish it.

Mildred Loving, plantive in the landmark 1967 case, said...

Posted on 07/19/12 at 04:03 pm in response to The ‘I Do’ factor and poverty: Why are married families better off?

I do not push for a new definition of human relationships, but only to give same-sex couples the same civil rights and privileges as opposite-sex couples have.